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380.671.01 ADOLESCENT PREGNANCY--CAUSES, CONSEQUENCES, INTERVENTIONS

Cancelled

Department:
Population, Family and Reproductive Health
Term:
4th term
Credits:
3 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Tu Th,  3:30 - 4:50pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Contact:
Lauren Ferretti

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Description:

Addresses aspects of adolescent fertility, sexual behavior, and reproductive health, including its social and economic roots, its relationship to cultural change, and its individual, developmental etiology. Explores consequences of early fertility, emphasizing interventions and their assessment and the effects of public policy. Focuses mainly on the U.S., although comparisons are made with other developed and less-developed countries. Emphasizes developing skills useful in real-world public health practice.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation will be based on a 2-page briefing memo, a 3-page grant proposal summary, a written grant review, a brief presentation, and class participation.

Instructor Consent:

No consent required